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Shipping Industry Supports Global Climate Change Deal

  The global shipping industry, represented at the United Nations Conference in Paris by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), fully supports a global deal on climate change.

Three Specialists join Wood Group

  Wood Group has appointed three senior engineering specialists who will lead a new team of up to 20 people in the UK to further build Wood Group’s capability in vibration, dynamics and noise.

ABS Classes Offshore Wind Farm Installation Vessel

  ABS announced that the ABS-classed Seajacks Scylla, the world's largest and most advanced wind farm installation and offshore construction vessel, has been delivered

BSEE Participates in Circumpolar Gap Analysis Workgroup

  Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement staff from the Oil Spill Preparedness Division attended an international workshop last month that focused on how

Bill Gates plots a surprise attack on the energy sector

Bill Gates grows most animated when the talk turns to the "cool" new energy technologies that have yet to leave the lab.   Gates was a rare civilian sharing the

Putin Says Islamic State Oil Going through Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia had received more information showing that Islamic State oil was going via Turkey and that Turkey's

The American Energy Story Obama Won't Tell the World

(Note: Kevin McCarthy is the majority leader in the U.S. House of Representatives. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.)   President Barack Obama

IRClass Awards Scholarships to Law Students of MU

  ndian Register of Shipping (IRClass)has awarded scholarships in the field of law instituted in the memory of Late Shri Venkiteswaran, a legal luminary and internationally

Kuwait Names New Acting Oil Minister

  Kuwait on Sunday appointed Anas al-Saleh as acting oil minister in addition to his roles as finance minister and deputy prime minister, state news agency KUNA reported.

U.N. Climate Deal 'Quite Close' - Latvian President

  World leaders are "quite close" to reaching a deal to fight climate change when they meet in Paris from Monday, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis, Europe's first Green party head of state,

Dubai to Spend billions on Clean Energy Push

  Dubai will spend billions of dollars on generating clean energy, the government said on Saturday, aiming to have solar panels installed on the roofs of all buildings by 2030.

Iran Offers 50 Oil Projects to Foreign Investors

  Iran offered on Saturday about 50 oil and gas projects to be developed by foreign investors with local partners under a new scheme it hopes will initially generate $25 billion in investments,

Merkel Urges Binding Goals to Tackle Climate Change

   Germany's chancellor gave a qualified welcome on Saturday to China's pledge to tackle rising temperatures ahead of a global climate conference but she called

Bill on Danish Maritime Planning Submitted

  The bill is to form the basis of a maritime planning act intended to promote economic growth and development of sea areas. The Danish Maritime Authority is to head the work.

Canada to Aid Developing Nations Fight Climate Change

  Canada will provide aid to developing countries to combat climate change, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday ahead of talks on global warming,

SSA Welcomes Decision To Extend BEO

  The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) has welcomed the decision by Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry to extend the Competition (Block Exemption

Norwegian Escape with Biggest Scrubbers sets Sail

  On a sunny October day in the German harbor-town of Hamburg, M/V Norwegian Escape, a brand new cruise ship, sets sail for the first time. On board are five Yara SOx scrubbers – one for each engine.

Dan-Bunkering Appoints Bara as Bunker Trader

  Dan-Bunkering (Middle East) DMCC is pleased to announce that Lamin Bara has joined the office in Dubai as Bunker Trader as per 1 November 2015. Lamin was

Joint Effort to Raise reliability, Cut cost in DNV GL JIP

Lack of properly assessed and defined wear limits for jacking systems can lead to significant downtimes with financial implications for jackup operations. DNV GL,

Wärtsilä's' Digital Services for Performance Enhancement

  Wärtsilä, a global leader in complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, launches a new service portfolio, Wärtsilä Genius services to help

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